Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Fall2 Training Reminders

The Fall2 term start is just around the corner! To help you prepare, we have training available for students and instructors this week and next. Training is conducted via webinar to make it available to our entire academic community, regardless of location. All you need is access to an internet-connected computer and a phone to participate. Click the title of a training topic to view session dates and times, and to register. All sessions are limited to 25 participants so be sure to register early!

For Everyone:

Myers Library - In this session you'll receive an overview of what’s available online, where to find it, and receive a demonstration of navigating the Myers Library resources such as finding and searching databases, and much more!

NetTutor - NetTutor is an online tutoring service made available to all Ottawa University students free of charge. In this session instructors, students, and student support will view a product demonstration and learn about the services NetTutor has to offer.

Just For Students:

Learning and Interacting in the Virtual Environment - Are you taking an online course, or hybrid course such as MyChoice? Then join us for a Blackboard training session where we'll guide you through how Blackboard works and explain course expectations.

Just For Instructors:


Overview of Blackboard for Beginners - Instructors will learn the standard components available in Blackboard that complement their face-to-face course.

Blackboard Announcements and Discussions - Learn how to post your own course announcements (including attaching files, video announcements and adding links to resources) and utilize the discussion feature and in Blackboard.

Blackboard Grade Book Fundamentals - Learn how to utilize the grade book in Blackboard. Think of this as grade book "boot camp".

Inline Assignment Grading - For instructors who already know how to grade but just need to know about this new feature.

Blackboard Tools and Resources - We'll cover new features and old favorites that support your teaching.

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